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CEO Confidence Index

  • 6.20 5.4%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, jumped more than 5% in March, landing at 6.20 out of a possible 10.

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  • 5.88 4.2%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, dropped more than 4% in February, falling to 5.88 out of a possible 10.

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  • 6.14 0.3%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, stayed relatively unchanged in January, rising just 0.3% to 6.14 out of a possible 10.

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  • 6.12 7.4%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, rose 7.4% in December to its highest level since April 2011, landing at 6.12 out of a possible 10.

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  • 5.70 1.2%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, rose 1.2% in November, reaching 5.7 out of a possible 10.

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  • 5.63 1.3%

    CEO Confidence Index — October 2013 Respondents: 159 September 2013 October 2013 Monthly Change CEO Confidence Index 5.70 5.63 -1.3%

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  • 5.70 2.1%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, dropped 2.1% in September, falling to 5.70 out of a possible 10.

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  • 5.82 0.4%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, stayed relatively flat in August, falling just 0.4% from July to 5.82 out of a possible 10. The Index has fallen more than 4% since June when it reached a 2-year high of 6.09, a number that had not been seen since May 2011.

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  • 5.84 4.0%

    The CEO Confidence Index fell 4.0% in July to 5.84 out of a possible 10. Though expectations for overall business conditions are down, the metric is still improved from a year ago.

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  • 6.09 3.9%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive’s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions over the next 12 months, rose 3.9% in June to 6.09 out of a possible 10. This is the highest rating the Confidence Index has seen since May of 2011, when the measure was also 6.09.

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  • 5.86 3.5%

    The CEO Confidence Index fell 3.5% in May 2013 to 5.86 out of a possible 10.

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  • 6.07 9.5%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive’s monthly gauge of CEOs’ expectations for business conditions for the next 12 months, saw its highest month-over-month gain in the past two years, rising 9.5% to 6.07 out of a possible 10.

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  • 5.55 1.5%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEO expectations for overall business conditions over the next 12 months, dipped 1.5% in March, falling to 5.55. CEOs remain cautiously optimistic about prospects over the next year.

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  • 5.63 6.5%

    The CEO Confidence Index rose 6.5% in February to 5.63 out of a possible 10. The eight-month high demonstrates a notable uptick in CEOs’ optimism about business conditions, but forecasts for growth and hiring remain limited.

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  • 5.29 4.0%

    With the much-dreaded fiscal cliff crisis resolved by temporary measures, one might think that CEOs would be more optimistic about [...]

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  • 5.09 2.0%

    Rebounding slightly from November’s year low, the CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive’s monthly gauge of CEO expectations for overall business conditions over the next twelve months, rose 2% in December to a mean value of 5.09 (out of a possible 10).

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  • 4.99 2.4%

    The presidential election has come and gone, and the result that surveyed CEOs had consistently expressed anxiety about has come to pass.

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  • 5.11 6.6%

    The CEO Confidence Index dropped 6.6% in October to 2012′s new low: 5.11 out of a possible 10. It is apparent that September’s 2.5% rise to 5.47 was momentary; the October drop fits an overall downward trend in confidence that has pervaded most of the year.

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  • 5.47 2.5%

    The CEO Confidence Index, Chief Executive‘s monthly gauge of CEO expectations for overall business conditions over the next twelve months, rose 2.5% in September to 5.47 from August’s 5.34, out of a possible 10.

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  • 5.34 0.3%

    The CEO Confidence Index fell just 0.3% in August to 5.34 out of a possible 10 from July’s 5.36. The Index is now down 11.4% from its 2012 high of 6.03 in February. CEOs of small businesses have even less confidence than their bigger business counterparts.

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